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Unformatted text preview: Sleep Presented by: Mckhenna Mattison What is sleep? Sleep is a naturally recurring state of mind characterized by altered consciousness and relatively inhibited sensory activity Inhibition of nearly all voluntary muscles Reduced interactions with the surroundings Why do we need sleep? Keeps you alert For children and infants, it’s a time of exponential growth in many ways Neural Pruning Consolidate memories better Who needs the most sleep? The Three Domains and Sleep o Habitual Response o Motor Behavior Physical Intellect 智力 Cognitive Sociocultural o Emotional Response Sensations Melatonin Hormone made by Pineal Gland that controls your sleep wake cycles Can find it in nature in small amounts Light effects how much melatonin your body produces Can be used to treat jet lag and other ailments Safe in low doses for short periods of time Phones and Melatonin Phones produce blue light Can be useful during the day Effects melatonin more than any other type of light Avoid screen exposure 30-60 minutes before bed Circadian Rhythm Questions and Comments? Citations Melatonin. (2013). Retrieved February 2, 2017, from WebMD: Bradford. (2016, February 26). How Blue LEDs Affec Sleep. Retrieved February 2, 2017, from LiveScience: l Wong, M. L., Lau Ying, E. Y., Wan, J. H., Cheung, S. F., Hui, C. H., & Yimg MOK, D. S. (2013). The interplay between sleep and mood in predicting academic functioning, physical health and psychological health: A longitudinal study. Journal of Psychosomatic Research , 74 (4), 271-277. ...
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